DepartmentCrowell School of Business
Biola AffiliationsFaculty


  • M.A., Organizational Leadership, Biola University
  • B.A., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles

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With over 25 years of experience in the banking and market research industries, Jake has held leadership positions with two Fortune 100 companies and one of the country's top-polling firms. Jake was actively involved in the JPMorgan Chase and Washington Mutual Bank merger, the largest conversion in U.S. financial services history at the time. He has been recognized by the California State Assembly and the City of Los Angeles for his contributions in business and organizational leadership. Jake is pursuing his doctorate degree in organizational leadership from Regent University, and his current area of interest includes the mega-trends impacting the global business environment, specifically in regards to a multi-generational and changing workforce.

Research Interests

  • Megatrends shaping the global business environment
  • Human Resources and employee development
  • Generation Z
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Cross-Cultural Leadership


Undergraduate courses at Biola University:

  • Principles of Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Capstone for Business Management
  • Human Capital Management

MBA courses at Biola University:

  • Management Theory and Practice
  • The Innovative Leader
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